When Your Employer Can Fire You – And When They Cannot
Most employees are subject to the doctrine of at-will employment, in which the employer or the employee may end employment with no notice to the other. Wrongful discharge only applies to a small number of cases that meet certain narrowly tailored exceptions to the doctrine of at-will employment.
If you are involved in any type of dispute over wrongful termination, you want an experienced lawyer protecting your rights. At Krevsky Bowser, we handle wrongful termination cases for individuals throughout Pennsylvania. We will take a look at your case and help you determine your rights and options.
We Can Thoroughly Investigate For You
Many people believe that if they were fired for something they did not do, they have been the victim of wrongful termination. While most often this is not an instance of wrongful termination, you may want to speak with a lawyer to make sure your employer didn’t violate your rights.
Your rights may have been violated if you are terminated in violation of public policy, which occurs when you are fired for things like:
- Filing a claim for workers’ compensation or unemployment benefits
- Testifying under oath in response to a subpoena
- Serving as a juror
- Taking legal action to recover wages
- Complying with a legal duty imposed by a professional licensing requirement
- Being a medical marijuana cardholder
- Refusing to comply with an employer’s illegal directive
- Other instances in which the termination violates an employee’s statutory rights